As Texans Celebrate Juneteenth Push Strengthens To Make The Emancipation Day A National HolidayTexans have celebrated Juneteenth for 155 years, but this year -- as the world joins America protesting and speaking out about racial injustice -- the observance has grown larger and has an added importance.
Today The Nation Joins Texas Celebrating JuneteenthToday is Juneteenth the day our nation commemorates the de facto end of slavery in the United States.
Extra Days To File: Tax Day 2016 Is Not April 15thTax Day 2016 is not on April 15 as usual. Instead, it has been moved to April 17 because of Washington D.C.'s Emancipation Day. Here is a look at why Tax Day is on April 15 to begin with, what Emancipation Day is, and when Tax Day can be moved to a later date.